About FSMSDC

Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) was established in 1975 and has grown to be the leading connector of Corporate and Government Members with Minority Business Enterprises to foster equity in a business. We have certified thousands of MBEs connecting them to Corporations focused on Diversity & Inclusion. These connections have resulted in over $11 billion in MBE Sales and countless successful partnerships.

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$11 B

MBE Sales

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912

Certified MBEs

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200

Corporate Partners

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30K

Business Served

“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but building the new” - Socrates

We connect great people with one shared vision

Our purpose is to foster the development of minority-owned businesses throughout Florida. We build networks and relationships between minority businesses and corporate and government buyers to build more successful business partnerships.

Our Board of Directors

Board Chair

Dana Hill

Program Manager
Florida Blue

1st Vice Chair

Desirée Hanson

Manager Supplier Diversity
Moffitt Cancer Center

2nd Vice Chair

Mary Mayhew

Communications Lead & Supplier Diversity Manager
Florida Power & Light Company

Treasurer

Jack Greene

Director, Procurement
AutoNation, Inc.

Assistant Treasurer

Nat Martin

Director, Strategic Sourcing

The Walt Disney Company

Secretary

Anthea Pennant

District Director, Supplier Diversity
Broward College

Beatrice Louissaint

President & CEO
Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council

MBE Input Committee Chair

Abel A. Herrera

President/CEO
IT Data Solutions

Board Members

Angela S. Williams

Senior Manager, AT&T Global Supplier Diversity
AT&T Corporation

Beverly Pruitt

Asst. VP, Workplace Equity & Inclusion
University of Miami

Brian Butler

President & CEO
Vistra Communications

Dionne Lawson-Vidal

Supervisor IT Supply Chain Logistics
IT Data Solutions

Jay Narang

Commander In Chief
Tech Army

José Nido

Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity
Travel + Leisure Co.

Quibulah Graham

Sr. Director, Diversity & Minority Business Development External Affairs
Orlando Health

Susana Robledo

CEO
Cube Care Company

Tonja Graham

Supplier Diversity Director
Duke Energy

Our Shared Beliefs

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Certify

We certify minority businesses with capacity to scale to global markets.

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Develop

Enhance the readiness of certified MBEs to position them for growth.

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Connect

Facilitate essential relationships between MBEs and Corporate Members & Governments.

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Advocate

We Deliver programs and services to further the economic impact of MBEs.

Our Success is Measured by Your Success

Meet Our Team

Beatrice Louissaint

President & CEO

Monica Cupid, MBA

Vice President of Operations

Dr. Sandra Palmer

Vice President of Programs & Compliance

Southern Region/Main Office

Lucy Moore, MBA

Finance & Business Administrator

Yasmeen Ferrera

Executive Assistant

Stuart Combs

Certification Manager, Southern Florida

Mayra Hernandez

MBE & Corporate Services Specialist

Gabriella Torres

Certification and Outreach Specialist

Queneisha Harvey

Communications Manager

Krysten B. Deidrick

Administrative & Special Projects Coordinator

Moya Bailey

FDOT Project Consultant, Southern Florida

Miami COVID Response and Relief Business Program

Marie B. Hyppolite, MBA

Program Director

Jorge Iglesias, M. Eng.

Senior Business Consultant & Construction Specialist

Mohamed Bamba, MSF

COVID-19 Relief Analyst

Stephanie Toribio

Office Manager

Orlando COVID Response and Relief Business Program

Retu Jalhan, MBA

Program Director

Ravel Bonilla, MBA

Business Consultant

Ryan Davis

Business Consultant

Sydney Rock

Office Manager

SBA 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance Services Program

Allison McKenzie

Marketing & Training Coordinator

Interns

Olivia Poleon

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Become A Part Of The Movement

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Get Certified

Increase your readiness & visibility with the most trusted minority business certification.

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Become A Corporate Member

Gain exclusive access to hundreds of talented MBEs with capacity.

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Programs & Services

Take your business to the next level with access to programs and specialty consultants.

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    ADDRESS

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    PHONE

    +12 (0) 345 678 9

    EMAIL

    info@company.com

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